'Two minutes with ...' O's starter Ubaldo Jimenez

'Two minutes with ...' O's starter Ubaldo Jimenez

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The "Two minutes with ..." spring series continues with pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, who signed a four-year, $52 million contract this spring that marked the longest deal in Orioles history for a free-agent pitcher. The 30-year-old right-hander has also pitched for the Colorado Rockies and Cleveland Indians.

Favorite food: The Dominican flag: rice, chicken and beans.

Favorite movie: For Love of the Game.

Special talent: I can dance. I learned in my neighborhood. Everybody dances. My favorite is bachata, which is a Dominican kind of dance.

If I wasn't a baseball player I'd be: A doctor (Jimenez's sister is currently in her residency) or in the Air Force.

Favorite offseason place: Home to the Dominican.

Prized possession: I have a picture of my 9-year-old niece, Crisley, that I always put up in my locker. That and the Dominican flag go everywhere with me.

Brittany Ghiroli is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, and follow her on Twitter @britt_ghiroli. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.